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2:14 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

The Bach Choir and LU Philharmonic on WDIY Classics

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Host Karen El-Chaar welcomes Eugene Albulescu, the director of the Lehigh University Philharmonic, and Greg Funfgeld, the artistic director and conductor of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, to discuss their upcoming collaboration. The Bach Choir and the LU Philharmonic will be playing at Zoellner Arts Center on Friday, April 10th and Saturday April 11th at 8pm. 

(Original air-date: 4/3/15)

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11:56 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Master Sergeant David Bullman of The U.S. Army Field Band on WDIY Classics

Host Karen El-Chaar welcomes Master Sergeant David Bullman, Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus Tour Coordinator of The U.S. Army Field Band, for a preview of their Saturday concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem.

(Original air-date 7/25/2014)

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2:06 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

WDIY Classics Presents "Classical Music for Film"


Host Karen El-Chaar provides a musical preview of "Classical Music for Film," the February 8th concert program of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra. From 10:00 to 11:00  a.m. conductor Diane Wittry, Concertmaster Eliezer Gutman and Conducting Fellow Jane Brown join us in the studio to discuss the program selections, composers, guest artists and more. 


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12:52 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Allan Birney on WDIY Classics

Host Waldemar Vinovskis talks with Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra about their next concert "Kaleidoscopic Sounds" with piano soloist Dudana Mazmanishvili happening Saturday, November 9th at First Presbyterian Church Allentown at 7:30 p.m. (Original air date November 8, 2013.)

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10:39 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Awadagin Pratt on WDIY Classics

Host of WDIY Classics, Waldemar Vinovskis speaks with Diane Wittry, conductor of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Awadagin Pratt about Miller Symphony Hall's "Opening Revelry" concert performance on Sunday, October 13.  (Original air date October 11, 2013).

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10:07 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Gabriela Lena Frank on WDIY Classics

Ellis Finger talks with Gabriela Lena Frank, who is doing a residency at Lafayette College which will result in a new commissioned work for the Lafayette choirs, guest vocal soloists, and the Chiara String Quartet, to be presented Sunday, April 14. (Original air date September 11, 2013.)

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3:58 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Allentown Symphony Orchestra 2013-14 Season

Host of WDIY Classics, Waldemar Vinovskis speaks with Diane Wittry, conductor of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra about the highlights of their 2013-14 performance Season at Miller Symphony Hall.

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9:20 am
Thu September 5, 2013

WDIY Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of WDIY, Lehigh Valley Community Public Radio, is pleased to announce that Wagner Previato has been named Executive Director. Mr. Previato, who will begin work August 19, will advance strategic direction for the organization, and oversee programming, marketing, fundraising, and technology. Previato is an experienced executive who has provided leadership in both for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout his career.

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10:06 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Bethlehem American Legion on Community Band of the Lehigh Valley

George Fennell interviews Mitch Huston, business manager of the Bethlehem American Legion Band, during today's program. Mitch is the son of the founder, Ray Huston, who just retired as director after 66 years. George Fennel took over the post in March and plays some selections recorded by the band.

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2:12 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Classical Pianist Charisse Baldoria on WDIY Classics

Host Ellis Finger welcomes Charisse Baldoria, classical pianist and professor at Bloomsburg University, to the studio. She will be performing as part of the Vesper Concert Series at 5pm at the Central Moravian Church. (Original air date August 7, 2013.)

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